Self‑care Packet Vol. 3: Keep calm and carry on

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Suggestions to soothe your wretched soul.

Here’s how to have your Instax, and filters too

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
The Fujifilm Instax SQ‑10 and Mini 9 are replacing your Instagram photos.

Money, rhymes, and respect

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
Award‑winning movie “Respeto” won several awards during the 2017 Cinemalaya Film Festival: Best Feature Length Film, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Sound and Best Supporting Actor.

Self‑care Packet Vol. 2: Rejuvenation Mix

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After a rollercoaster week, take a break with these suggestions.

Taking you down with Mr. Bones and the Boneyard Circus

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
Music and the macabre interplay in the music of horror rock band Mr. Bones and the Boneyard Circus.

Baht trip

Robert JA Basilio Jr.
A touring couple gets the shock of their lives at a Thai food kiosk.

Self‑care Packet Vol. 1: September Fog

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Amid the frantic pace of modern life, take some slim Oreos, 90s a capella music, budget‑friendly counseling and more.

Dried mangoes, Marawi fundraisers: Filipinos’ K‑Pop craze

Kristine Joy V. Patag
The Filipino audience of K‑Pop is a niche—as much as K‑Pop’s global audience is still a niche—but it’s a niche that is highly profitable.

Silence engulfs Manila

Trisha Janine Y. Sanijon
The 11th International Silent Film Festival Manila will run from August 31 to September 3, 2017 at the Shangri‑La Plaza in Mandaluyong.

Manila through the lens of artists

Lucia Edna P. de Guzman
The exhibit “Manila: Hidden in Plain Sight” at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, which runs until August 26, features the infamous urban jungle.